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Drainage Engineer

  • Location: York
  • Salary: £30k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago


York, North Yorkshire (hybrid working - 3 days from home/office as required) - well-established consultancy with varied workload across Residential, Energy and Waste, Industrial and Commercial as well as Agriculture sectors.

We are looking for an engineer with with at least 3 years’ experience in flood risk management, sustainable drainage design and the wider engineering field.

Out client provides feasibility and design advice to a range of clients involved in development and land use planning.

You will undertake site viability assessments and walkover surveys, flood risk assessments, sustainable surface and foul water drainage designs, and commissioning surveys as required. You will provide satisfactory resolution to engineering issues identified during planning applications and support clients in gaining the necessary post planning consents.

For the role awareness/experience in the following core skills would be beneficial:

Infrastructure planning and delivery associated with site development including residential, renewable energy and commercial sectors.

Understanding and appreciation of the importance of sustainable drainage systems and a strong and evidenced ability to design/implement sustainable drainage systems within the current regulatory context.

Outline and detailed drainage (surface and foul) design for residential/renewable energy/ commercial developments at a range of scales using WinDES Micro Drainage/ Infoworks / Causeway or equivalent software packages

Undertaking flood risk assessments

Consultations with various authorities (e.g. Environment Agency, Lead Local Flood Authorities, Internal Drainage Boards and Drainage Undertakers) regarding flood risk and drainage design.

ArcGIS and AutoCAD applications

Input into CDM/Health and Safety/Environmental issues checklists

Interpretation of geo-technical reports for drainage design

Undertaking surface water/SuDS and foul water drainage appraisals

Undertaking site walkovers/ assessments

3D earthworks modelling using PDS or similar

Hydrological Assessment and Hydraulic Modelling using WINFAP-FEH and Flood Modeller software packages

A valid UK driving licence is required.

If you would be interested then please send a copy of your CV to